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  • June 27, 2022

    Insurer Owes $3M For Hockey Coach's Injury, Ill. Panel Says

    An insurer must cover half of a $6 million settlement resolving a high school hockey coach's allegations that he was assaulted by a former player, an Illinois state appellate panel ruled Monday, agreeing with a trial court's judgment that the agreement wasn't collusive despite an "obvious conflict of interest" in negotiations.

  • June 27, 2022

    Judge Trims Ford Dealer's Workers' Comp Coverage Suit

    A California federal judge said a Ford dealership can pursue allegations that its insurer breached policy obligations when handling its claim for coverage of a workers' compensation suit that stems from a 2019 deadly workplace shooting, but dismissed other claims surrounding the underlying civil action.

  • June 27, 2022

    Tyson Workers Ask 5th Circ. To Revive COVID Safety Suit

    A group of Tyson Foods Inc. workers has asked the Fifth Circuit to revive and send back to state court their lawsuit accusing the company of negligently exposing them to COVID-19 at the beginning of the pandemic, echoing other Tyson workers' arguments that their claims don't belong in federal court.

  • June 27, 2022

    NC Health Agency Says Regulatory Actions Can't Be Torts

    North Carolina's health department urged the state's Supreme Court to throw out an assisted living center's lawsuit accusing it of imposing harsh penalties following an allegedly botched investigation, arguing that regulatory actions taken by a state agency can't be considered torts.

  • June 27, 2022

    Meta Says Section 230 Bars Suit Over Girl's Death By Suicide

    Meta Platforms Inc. has urged a California federal judge to toss claims that bullying and sex trafficking on its allegedly addictive platforms caused a minor's death by suicide, arguing it can't be held liable for the conduct of third parties.

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